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QUESTION: What is this growing on my basil?

QUESTION: What is this growing on my basil?

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There is a yellow tendril growing on some of my basil plants. It does not seem to be growing from the soil. Only from the plant it self. Can anyone tell me what it might be?

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How to Grow Sweet Watermelons

How to Grow Sweet Watermelons

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I don't remember when the law started declaring the differences between fruits and veggies, but the law is the law. You can always continue to call watermelon a fruit in the privacy of your own home (I think).

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Mmmm... Free Coffee Grounds For Your Plants!

Mmmm... Free Coffee Grounds For Your Plants!

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Starbucks doesn't just have great coffee. They also have a good amendment for your plants... coffee grounds. Here's the best part - it's FREE for the asking!

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Best Weed Cultivator: The Hoe of Death

Best Weed Cultivator: The Hoe of Death

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Weeds o' mine, don't ask for whom the hoe comes...it comes for thee.

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QUESTION: Wild mushrooms..good or bad?

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Help out a fellow gardener who's suffering a mushroom takeover in her garden. Post your answers or ask a question in our new Garden Q&A blog

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Hand-Pollination or Sex in Your Garden

Hand-Pollination or Sex in Your Garden

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Someone has to do it.

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The Gardening Month of June

The Gardening Month of June

I love June. In June all things are possible in the garden. The radishes are ready to harvest, and I’ve already pulled a couple of tomatoes off the vine. I’m not even close to the point in the summer when I wonder if, once again, I’ve planted too many juicy varieties.

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Plant a Garden Theme with Herbs

Plant a Garden Theme with Herbs

Herbs may not have showy flowers like perennials and annuals, so using them to create a theme garden is not only a good way to explore unusual herbs and their uses; it’s the perfect way to show your other special interests.

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Nasturtiums as Food and Companion Plants

Nasturtiums as Food and Companion Plants

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I’ve always loved garden nasturtiums in my flower beds. Oh, I know they’re touted as ordinary and flowers that are easy to grow often get a pretentious sniff.

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The Benefits of Joining a Community Garden

The Benefits of Joining a Community Garden

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One of the most endearing things about these gardens aside from the diversity of food and flowers is the fact that the majority of gardens are organic which means you’ll see butterflies and birds galore enjoying the gardens right along with you.

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Tomato Plants - Determinate, Indeterminate and VFFNTA

Tomato Plants - Determinate, Indeterminate and VFFNTA

Choosing tomato plants isn’t necessarily tricky. Still, most people only think of two things when they consider purchasing tomato plants for their home garden. They ask themselves what size (regular or cherry)? Next, they decide how many plants to buy and that’s it. There are a couple of other factors that may guide you in how to decide what tomato plant varieties to choose.

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Control Colorado Potato Beetle with a Mix of Strategies

Control Colorado Potato Beetle with a Mix of Strategies

The Colorado potato beetle has become resistant to a number of commercial pesticides. Fortunately, there are physical, horticultural, and biological controls to choose from. Most likely, a mix of strategies will be most effective.

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Thinning Vegetable Seedlings

Thinning Vegetable Seedlings

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All of your seed planting efforts have come to fruition and you are finally witnessing your success as little seedlings pop through the soil and reach for the sky. They’re tiny things and still so fragile. You hover over them as if they were toddlers and with watering can in hand, whisper good morning as you gently shower them.

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Bacillus thuringiensis: A Natural and Safe Microbial Pesticide

Bacillus thuringiensis: A Natural and Safe Microbial Pesticide

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In addition to being a convenient way to control pests, Bt is also a good way to maintain the natural equilibrium of the ecosystem in your garden.

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12 Natural Bee Sting Remedies

12 Natural Bee Sting Remedies

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These natural bee sting treatments will help remove the itching, swelling, and pain associated with bee stings. Try one the next time you get stung and let us know what works for you.

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Bringing Back the Bees

Bringing Back the Bees

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Have your dreams of growing bucket loads of your own juicy fruits and vegetables ever been dashed during seasons in which your plants and trees bore almost no fruit? If you’ve watered, weeded...

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Video: How to Make Compost Tea

Video: How to Make Compost Tea

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Patti Moreno, the Garden Girl, and Mark Highland, from Organic Mechanic Soil, whip up a batch of compost tea for Patti's indoor garden.

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Buying Produce at Farmers Markets

Buying Produce at Farmer's Markets

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I love farmer’s markets. There’s something so authentic and Old World about them. While I’m loitering around at one, I can’t think of any other place I’d rather be and I’d like to give you some great reasons to loiter around at one, too.

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Video: May Square Foot Gardening Tips with Mel and Patti

Video: May Square Foot Gardening Tips with Mel and Patti

It's been gloomy and gray on the East Coast, but the rain has brought my garden alive!

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Suburban Backyard Chickens

Suburban Backyard Chickens

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One can only have so many animals in a suburban backyard and suburbia isn’t overly conducive to farm animals…or is it?

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